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|Città di Grottammare|
View from the old town
|Province||Ascoli Piceno (AP)|
|• Mayor||Enrico Piergallini (since May 2013)|
|• Total||17.66 km2 (6.82 sq mi)|
|Elevation||4 m (13 ft)|
|Population (30 June 2011)|
|• Density||890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Saint Paternian|
|Saint day||10 July|
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In 1994 the ruling Christian Democrats were ousted by a coalition known as Participation and Solidarity. It created a system of neighbourhood assemblies as a type of participatory democracy.
The town is crossed by the 43rd parallel north.
- Pope Sixtus V (1521–1590) was born here.
- Pericle Fazzini (1913–1987) was an artist who create the bronze sculpture La Resurrezione on Paul VI Audience Hall in Vatican City
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